The History Of The Official Chicago Christmas TreeFor 101 years now, the City of Chicago has lit up an official tree to celebrate Christmas.
Too Early For A Christmas Tree? Not To SellersCBS 2's Jim Williams has tree-buying tips for people who are getting a jump on the holiday tradition.
Elgin Woman's Blue Spruce Selected As Chicago Christmas TreeThe nearly 70-foot tall tree on Donna Atkinson’s property in Elgin dwarfs her tiny one-story house, so she figured donating it to the city of Chicago would be the perfect inexpensive way to remove it.
City Now Accepting Nominations For Daley Plaza Christmas TreeThe Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Event will begin accepting tree nominations beginning September 8-26.
Recycling Christmas Trees
Christmas Tree Lights Up Daley PlazaChicago's official Christmas tree is lighting up Daley Plaza this hour after the official tree-lighting ceremony during the Tuesday evening rush hour.
2013 Chicago Tree Lighting Tuesday To Include FireworksThe city will officially light up its Christmas tree on Daley Plaza on Tuesday, but that's only part of the show.
Plaque Honors 'Captain Santa' Who Sailed On Christmas Tree Ship Members of a Chicago church dedicated a plaque today in honor of Herman Schueneman captain of "The Christmas Tree Ship," which, long ago, brought trees to Chicago and gave many to the poor, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Drop Off Your Christmas Trees At City Parks The gifts are unwrapped, and soon the pine needles will starting to fall to the floor, meaning it’s almost time to plan for the removal of your Christmas tree.
Burglar Helps Self To Cake, Watches TV, Turns On Tree LightsA would be burglar with a bit of the holiday spirit is now behind bars
Best Holiday Craft Ideas From Chicago ArtistsFrom beaded photo frames to ornaments featuring inside jokes, the holidays are a perfect time to add a bit of kitsch to your celebrations. Three Chicago art stores give tips on how to add flair to decorations this year.
Looking For The Perfect Holiday Tree? Here Are Some HintsCBS 2's Courtney Gousman talked to some tree experts to get the tips you need to know before making the big decision.